Release Date:
August 10, 2007

Proposals Due:

September 14, 2007

Proposals Due:

December 14, 2007

Research and Technology Development to Support Crew Health and Performance in Space Exploration Missions
This NASA Research Announcement (NRA) jointly solicits ground-based, bed-rest definition and flight definition proposals for the NASA Human Research Program (HRP) and the National Space Biomedical Research Institute (NSBRI).

Proposals are solicited by the HRP in the areas of Bone, Cardiovascular, Muscle, Nutrition, and Lunar Analog Bedrest Investigations.

Proposals are solicited by the NSBRI in the areas of Bone Loss; Cardiovascular Alterations; Human Performance Factors, Sleep and Chronobiology; Muscle Alterations and Atrophy; Neurobehavioral and Psychosocial Factors; Nutrition, Physical Fitness and Rehabilitation; Sensorimotor Adaptation; Smart Medical Systems; and Technology Development.

Full Announcement on: NASA NSPIRES Website

Proposals solicited through this NRA will use a two-step proposal process. Only Step-1 proposers determined to be relevant with respect to the solicited research of this NRA will be invited to submit full Step-2 proposals.

Proposals must be submitted electronically, and all proposers are encouraged to use NASA’s proposal data system, NSPIRES, athttp://nspires.nasaprs.com. Electronic proposals to NSBRI must be submitted via NSPIRES.